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Asking For Mother, Female 58, Lahore

Does Lexoberon syrup (which is very sweet in taste due to some artificial sweeteners) increase the blood sugar levels in patient with type 2 diabetes? I am observing a spike after its usage in my mother's BSR.

General Surgeon in Lahore - Prof. Dr. Zahid Mahmood

Prof. Dr. Zahid Mahmood - General Surgeon

MBBS, FCPS (Surgery) | Lahore


44 Positive Reviews

Stop it

Laparoscopic Surgeon in Lahore - Dr. Zafar Iqbal Gondal

Dr. Zafar Iqbal Gondal - Laparoscopic Surgeon

MBBS (PB), MCPS (PK), FCPS (PK), MRCS (Ireland), FRCS (Glasgow), FEBS (Belgium), FACS (USA) | Lahore


27 Positive Reviews

It shouldn't effect that much DM

General Surgeon in Lahore - Prof. Dr. Syed Imran Hussain Andrabi

Prof. Dr. Syed Imran Hussain Andrabi - General Surgeon

MBBS , FCPS (Surgery) , FRCS (Ireland) , Intercollegiate Specialty Board Certified FRCS in General Surgery | Lahore


410 Positive Reviews

Use skylax drops

General Surgeon in Rawalpindi - Prof. Dr. Ahmad Raza

Prof. Dr. Ahmad Raza - General Surgeon

MBBS, FCPS (General Surgery), MRCS (UK), Director Minimally Invasive & Hepatobiliary Surgery | Rawalpindi


266 Positive Reviews

If you are sure it’s raising BSR then quit and start an alternate which is sugar free after consulting your doctor. Regards

Internal Medicine Specialist in Abbottabad - Dr. Muhammad Orakzai

Dr. Muhammad Orakzai - Internal Medicine Specialist

MBBS, FCPS (MEDICINE) | Abbottabad


2 Positive Reviews

Use another one... Like duphalac n motilium

Family Medicine in Lahore - Dr. Muhammad Faisal Javaid

Dr. Muhammad Faisal Javaid - Family Medicine

MBBS, M.Phil Bio Chemistry | Lahore


5 Positive Reviews

avoide karin
istanbul husk two table spoon twice daily with warm water...yes increase blood sugar random bsr

General Surgeon in Hyderabad - Dr. Zeeshan Zia

Dr. Zeeshan Zia - General Surgeon

MBBS , MS (General Surgery) , Diploma In Laparoscopy Strasbourg | Hyderabad


9 Positive Reviews

Yes it doea...use MOVCOL sachet

Family Medicine in Gujranwala - Dr. Waleed Ammar Aslam Cheema

Its Safe

Member of Marham-Forum

yes it can , better avoid it and try giving her ispaghula husk or syrup senokot

Internal Medicine Specialist in Karachi - Dr. Ayesha Khalil

Dr. Ayesha Khalil - Internal Medicine Specialist

MBBS, MRCP (Medicine) | Karachi


187 Positive Reviews

laxuberon contains sodium picosulfate as the active ingredient and saccharin as the sweetener. Saccharin is a non-sugar sweetener.
It really doesn't make a big difference if syrups are used in diabetics.

General Surgeon in Peshawar - Dr. Haseena Rehman

Dr. Haseena Rehman - General Surgeon

MBBS, FCPS (Surgery) | Peshawar


1 Positive Reviews


General Practitioner in Sheikhupura - Dr. Saeed Ashraf

yes it cause high blood sugr level
if u want aaxatove than u can also use alternative like Duphalac
And some Neutraceutical like Fibo syp

General Practitioner in Vehari - Dr. Abiha Rauf

Yes.. It increase blood suger lever.. Dnt use thz in diabetic pt.. Use syp. duphalac 3tsf at night... Use more sald.. Nd vagitables.. Pani drink more water

Member of Marham-Forum

Please make sure that the pateint is taking his meds and on good diet control and you can switch to skylax drops if you want

General Practitioner in Lahore - Dr. Muhammad Ramish

Use syrup cremaffin instead of lexoberon. It is sugar free .

General Practitioner in Peshawar - Dr. Khalid Nawaz

no its not increas8 blood sugars,it safe..
And lets supposed it contain sugar ,so how much it has, almost nothing .

Internal Medicine Specialist in Buner - Dr. Amir Taj Khan

it's safe

Family Medicine in Lahore - Dr. Aamir Malik

Dr. Aamir Malik - Family Medicine

MBBS, Australian Medical Council (AMC) certificate, Royal Australian College of General Practitioner | Lahore

better to use Prospan (sugar free) syp if needed

General Practitioner in Lahore - Dr. Sadaf Naz Khan

switch to skilax drops at night with good diet control ,, exercise ,,

Internal Medicine Specialist in Faisalabad - Dr. Ali Majeed

Dr. Ali Majeed - Internal Medicine Specialist

MBBS, FCPS ( MEDICINE) | Faisalabad


16 Positive Reviews

yes it is having sweetener that is not allowed in diabetes


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3 years ago

Medical Specialist in Mansehra - Dr. Muhammad Sadiq

Dr. Muhammad Sadiq - Medical Specialist

MBBS, FCPS | Mansehra


1 Positive Reviews

does not effect RBS that much ,
good diet control needed . take medications regularly

Internal Medicine Specialist in Lahore - Dr. Khawaja Atif Farooq

Dr. Khawaja Atif Farooq - Internal Medicine Specialist

MBBS, MD, Diplomate of American board of Internal Medicine | Lahore


2 Positive Reviews

Please check HbA1c every 3 or 6 months

Medical Specialist in Sargodha - Dr. Waqas Ahmad Madni

Dr. Waqas Ahmad Madni - Medical Specialist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine) | Sargodha


16 Positive Reviews

use alternative options like duphalac
or simpla ispaghul

General Surgeon in Karachi - Dr. Syed Altaf Naqvi

Dr. Syed Altaf Naqvi - General Surgeon

MBBS, MSc, FRCSI (Surgery) | Karachi


44 Positive Reviews

yes , it does. Any sweat thing cause increase in blood sugar depends how much you consume.


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lexoberon 10ml thrice a day

3 years ago

General Practitioner in Faisalabad - Dr. Zunaira

yes can cause it , use isphagol 2 tsp once a day for 3 days and add more vegetables and soft diet in meals .

General Practitioner in Sheikhupura - Dr. Muhammad Abuzar Nawaz

yes, instead of Laxoberon ,Duphalac is better as it stays in the GIT and does not affect blood sugar level

Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgeon in Karachi - Dr. Tanvir Raazi Ahmad

Dr. Tanvir Raazi Ahmad - Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgeon

MBBS, FRCS Ed, Diploma In Laparoscopic Digestive Surgery | Karachi


247 Positive Reviews

Well, Lexoberon or Sodium Picosulphate can be given safely to Diabetic patients. It does not increases blood sugar.
Make sure she is hydrated.


Post Owner

not drops or tabs. it is syrup

3 years ago

Family Medicine in Lahore - Dr. Muhammad Izhar Waris

Not really. Adequate water intake good sugar control, routine medications on time can help a lot. if possible an evening walk for 15-20 mins will be of great help and will reduce blood sugar levels. Skipped meals, skipped medication doses are the major contributors in high blood sugar levels. So better to check the basic things first plus if there is hypertension medication for that on time is important equally


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she is eating while flour chapati for 5 to 6 days. can this be a reason too?

3 years ago

Family Medicine in Lahore - Dr. Muhammad Izhar Waris

Yes, it can be the reason as bread and other refined flour foods can increase blood sugar levels. So better to wave off chappati. But can be taken 1-2 times in a week once sugar levels get settled return to normal diet.

3 years ago


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jazakallah o khair. Allah ap ka bhla kry. aameen

3 years ago

Family Medicine in Lahore - Dr. Muhammad Izhar Waris

Allah Pak sehat de. Or sbko apne hifz o aman mai rkhe Ameen.

3 years ago

Internal Medicine Specialist in Karachi - Dr. Syed Sardar Ali

Dr. Syed Sardar Ali - Internal Medicine Specialist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine) | Karachi


40 Positive Reviews


General Surgeon in Karachi - Dr. Mashall Siddiqui

Dr. Mashall Siddiqui - General Surgeon

MBBS, MS Surgery | Karachi


65 Positive Reviews

Though they are sweet but they can be used safely. just continue taking your medicines for diabetes

Family Medicine in Okara - Dr. Shahbakht

Dr. Shahbakht - Family Medicine

MBBS, MCPS, MPhil(Community Health) | Okara


1 Positive Reviews

instead of syrup you can switch to tab. lexoberon 5 mg.

Internal Medicine Specialist in Lahore - Dr. Kashif Ali Khan

Dr. Kashif Ali Khan - Internal Medicine Specialist

MBBS,FCPS (Internal Medicine), RMP | Lahore

yes due to lexoberon that spike could be possible.. instead of it you should give similax drops.

Family Medicine in Rawalpindi - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Toqeer Ahmed

yes, it increases blood sugar. you can take,indogol, sachet

Rehabilitation Medicine in London - Dr. Muhammad Arslan Ali

Dr. Muhammad Arslan Ali - Rehabilitation Medicine

MBBS, Certified in Diabetes Care (UK), Diploma in Diabetes (UK), Diploma, Diploma in Rheumatology (UK) in Sports & Exercise Medicine (UK), Diploma in Pain Management (UK), MSc Musculoskeletal , M-MBA Healthcare (UK)Care (UK), | London

Please make sure her hydration ok and other causes first .

General Practitioner in Rawalpindi - Dr. Hira Fatima

Yes it can slightly raise blood sugar. You may switch to syp duphalac. How long after meal do you check her BSR?


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i do this test after exactly two hours.
hx. she has been eating refined flour (maida type white flour) roti for last 4 to 5 days.

3 years ago

General Practitioner in Rawalpindi - Dr. Hira Fatima

White flour has more carbohydrates and thus increases blood sugar. Avoid white flour as well . How high does her BSR go?

3 years ago


Post Owner

salam. her yesterday value was 212 after two hours of breakfast. usually the values were 130 to 140 on average. she is on getryl 1mg OD

3 years ago


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3 years ago

General Practitioner in Rawalpindi - Dr. Hira Fatima

For how many days have you been observing high BSR? Is BSF also high? Since when have you been giving syp laxoberon ? Do you check BSR after lunch/dinner also? If yes, is that also high?

3 years ago

Member of Marham-Forum

she has been eating white flour (refined maida type aata) roti for last 4 , 5 days too

General Physician in Lahore - Dr. Altaf Ahmad Cheema

Dr. Altaf Ahmad Cheema - General Physician

MBBS , MRCGP (INT) | Lahore


223 Positive Reviews

You can use Tablets LAXOBERON instead

Internal Medicine Specialist in Karachi - Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman

Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman - Internal Medicine Specialist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), MCPS (Medicine) | Karachi


51 Positive Reviews

lexoberon does not increase blood sugar.
its over dosing can cause loose motions ,dehydration hypokalemia and muscle weekness . its chronic use may cause renal stone

Diabetologist in Islamabad - Dr. Imran Qamar

Dr. Imran Qamar - Diabetologist

MBBS, MRCP, MD(USA) | Islamabad


1 Positive Reviews

Assalam o Alaikum. Laxoberon contains lactulose along with main ingredient Sodium Picosulphate. Lactulose is a form of sugar which increases blood sugar. I would suggest using Dulcolax Sugar free syrup or Laxoberon tablets. All laxatives should be used with plenty of water.

Family Medicine in Lahore - Dr. Mansoor Ali Mangi


General Surgeon in Bahawalpur - Asst. Prof. Dr. Sidra Aleem

Asst. Prof. Dr. Sidra Aleem - General Surgeon

MBBS, FCPS (Surgery) | Bahawalpur


141 Positive Reviews

Yes it can, you can use cremaffin instead

Member of Marham-Forum

It depends on how much rise in the blood sugar do you find after giving the syrup? Also, what is the current control level of blood sugar? Average readings? Ideally, the syrup should not be raising the blood sugar enough to be worried about

Internal Medicine Specialist in Abbottabad - Asst. Prof. Dr. Nighat Jamal

Asst. Prof. Dr. Nighat Jamal - Internal Medicine Specialist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine), Diploma Diabetes Education, Diploma Ultrasound Abdomen | Abbottabad


59 Positive Reviews

Thanks for choosing the platform for your query. I m surprised no one is asking the reason of using laxaburon at first place. Why is patient constipated?
How s blood sugar control?
,when was HbA1c levels. ?
Any recent appointment with a specialist ?
How about other diabetes complications ?
Any changes made to diet recently?
.so if you are seriously interested to know the reason then consult your doctor directly or online appointment for detailed checkup.

Member of Marham-Forum

it's pretty much possibly to fluctuate the blood sugar levels with such additives. I would recommend switch it to Skilax drops (if no known previous allergy) 10 drops diluted in a cup of water at night. By all means prolonged use of lexatives should be avoided. This was a general advice but please follow your doctor for details.

Family Medicine in Rawalpindi - Dr. Muhammad Sarfraz Gul

Dr. Muhammad Sarfraz Gul - Family Medicine

MBBS, MRCGP | Rawalpindi


12 Positive Reviews

hi generally Speaking is safe in diabetes but sometimes a spike is observe in some people

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